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How to Unplug Your Child

How to Unplug Your Child

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Liat Hughes Joshi

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£8.99
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Hardcover
This sanity-saving collection of ideas and inspiration will help your children swap the screen for the sunshine and start getting more out of life. Split into bite-sized chapters, from fun indoors to activities on the go, food and cooking to science and nature, this book is packed with activities for all ages of children from preschoolers to even the most jaded, screen-obsessed teens and the kid in all of us too. How to Unplug Your Child will give you and your kids a host of things to do after school, at the weekend and during those long holidays.
 
 
 
365 Days of Self-Care for New Mums

365 Days of Self-Care for New Mums

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Zeena Moolla

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£9.99
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Self-care for new mums is a necessity, not a luxury, so make sure you factor in me-time throughout baby’s first year with the help and advice in this book

Motherhood is a life-changing, magical experience, but it’s also a time in your life that’s emotionally charged and physically exhausting. Not only that, but you’re trying to care for a tiny human being who needs you 24/7. Self-care couldn’t be more important to you than it is right now.

As you experience your first year of motherhood, let this little book be your helping hand from the early days to your child’s first birthday. Packed with tips and quotes, it offers quick, simple ways to help you look after yourself, covering a number of topics such as:
– Recovering from birth
– Feelings and relationships
– Sleep deprivation
– Confidence and self-kindness
– Healthy living for you and baby
– Avoiding the comparison trap
You deserve as much love and attention as you give, so let the advice in this book help you boost your well-being and feel like a fully functioning, confident new mum.
Top Tips for New Grandparents

Top Tips for New Grandparents

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Louise Baty

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£6.99
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Hardcover
Becoming a grandparent is one of life’s true joys, but your new role comes with a lot to think about! This handy book is packed with simple tips and advice, from bonding with the little ones to supporting the new parents, to guide you through those magical first steps with the newest members of your family.
It's a Boy

It's a Boy

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Summersdale Publishers

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£6.99
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Hardcover
Congratulations!
It’s a beautiful baby boy! You’re at the beginning of an incredible adventure together, and you’re in good company – parents across the ages have captured this experience in memorable words. Discover some of the finest expressions of love and wisdom in this little book of quotations to celebrate the arrival of your amazing son.
It's a Girl

It's a Girl

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Summersdale Publishers

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£6.99
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Hardcover
Congratulations!
It’s a beautiful baby girl! You’re at the start of an amazing adventure together, and you’re in good company – over the years, many parents have captured this experience in memorable words. Discover some of the best expressions of wisdom and love in this little book of quotations to celebrate the arrival of your darling daughter.
The Baby Sleep Guide

The Baby Sleep Guide

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Stephanie Modell

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£9.99
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Paperback
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Babies do wake at night; it’s nature’s way of keeping them safe – but you can help them to sleep better with some gentle guidance

A refreshed edition of the original, with added content and a new chapter, The Baby Sleep Guide maintains the gentle and logical approach to improve your baby’s sleep, whilst ensuring that everything captured in the book can be as accessible as possible to all those who are looking for some support in how to establish positive sleep habits.

The secret to helping babies sleep through the night is understanding their sleep cycles and natural rhythms. The Baby Sleep Guide provides simple and easy tips to help you establish positive sleep habits early on that will pay dividends in the long term.

It will guide you through responsive, gentle parenting techniques that emphasise the importance of nurturing your baby and always responding to their needs, while gradually encouraging a little sleep independence. Designed to be deliberately concise so you can find information at a glance, The Baby Sleep Guide offers clear solutions to ensure a good night’s sleep for everyone and will support you through the first year of your baby’s life.
Commando Dad: Forest School Adventures

Commando Dad: Forest School Adventures

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Neil Sinclair, Tara Sinclair

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£10.99
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Paperback
Rally the troops – let’s head outdoors

Ex-Commando, proud dad-of-three and bestselling author of Commando Dad: Basic Training, Neil Sinclair is back with this briefing on how to inspire and entertain your kids in the great outdoors.

Suitable for children aged 3 and up, this illustrated field guide is loaded with dozens of activities, games and crafts for you and your troops to enjoy, including:
– Build a shelter in the woods
– Learn to tie knots
– Make a hotel for creepy crawlies
– Get creative with leaf printing
– Share campfire stories

These Forest School mission briefs will make sure your squad learns valuable skills, stays safe and has a lot of fun. Embrace the tried-and-tested Commando Dad approach to parenting and embark on some unforgettable outdoor adventures.
Gadgets Away

Gadgets Away

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Fiona Jennison

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£4.99
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ebook
Technology has become the too-easy way to entertain ourselves and our children. For parents who are concerned about screen time during times of self-isolation and home schooling, and kids who wish their grown ups would play with them more, this easy-to-use, imaginative book has everything. From five-minute time fillers to large-scale party games, there’s plenty of fun here to keep your family laughing:
Sporty games and playground classics Activities for indoors, gardens, parks and beaches Memory and travel games, brain teasers and magic tricks No preparation or lengthy shopping trips needed for these creative ideas, just find your idea and go! This encyclopedia of joy is perfect for families big and small who want to have fun in the real world.
Help Your Child Manage Their Moods

Help Your Child Manage Their Moods

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Louise Baty

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£9.99
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Paperback
Learn to talk to your child about their big feelings

We can all feel overwhelmed by big feelings, and this is especially true for children. They are still developing their emotional awareness and may struggle to manage their moods. While there’s nothing wrong with an emotionally sensitive child, it can make life a little more difficult for them if they become easily frustrated, cry more readily and experience low self-esteem and feelings of powerlessness. This guide will teach you the skills to nurture your child’s ability to notice, regulate and articulate their feelings in healthy, adaptive ways.

– Instil good sleeping and eating habits
– Help your child create a list of calming actions for when they feel angry or upset
– Introduce simple relaxation exercises
– Know when to seek support
101 Tips to Help Your Anxious Child

101 Tips to Help Your Anxious Child

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Poppy O’Neill

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£9.99
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Paperback
One in four children will suffer from anxiety at some point in their young lives.

As a parent it can often be difficult to know how best to support your child when they become fearful and worried, and whether their worries are something they can deal with themselves or a symptom of something more serious.

This guide offers ways to help you to help your child articulate how they are feeling and offers effective coping strategies and simple lifestyle tweaks to manage anxiety by building their resilience and self-confidence for life.
– Identify the source of your child’s anxiety
– Instil good sleeping and eating habits
– Help your child create a list of calming actions for when they feel anxious
– Simple relaxation exercises
– Know when to seek support
Welcome to Parenthood

Welcome to Parenthood

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Summersdale Publishers

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£7.99
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Hardcover
You’ve created a human alarm clock without a snooze button!

Welcome to the life-upending, sleep-thieving, crazy old business known as parenthood. The hours are long and the pay is non-existent, but the rewards are priceless. They better be.

You’re in for quite a ride, but this hilarious gift book is here to tell it like it is, respect the struggle and help you see the funny side. A blend of real talk, hard-won wisdom and relatable observations, this is the perfect antidote to all those well-meaning myths about the unbelievable journey that you and your little one have just begun.

The realizations that are going to dawn on you pretty fast include:

– Just think, in a couple of years that little angel will be calling you a poo-head.
– Despite all the boundaries you set, sometimes you are going to have to let the baby win.
– Your biggest daily achievement is now getting another human to burp.
This is the perfect gift for anyone with a new baby and a sense of humour.
Help Your Child Feel Happier

Help Your Child Feel Happier

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Caroline Roope

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£9.99
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Paperback
Seeing your child experience unhappiness is difficult for any parent

With so many possible reasons for low mood, it can be challenging to know how best to support them. This guide will help you to communicate with your child and equip them with the tools to express themselves. Offering ideas for simple lifestyle tweaks, it will help you to help your child foster a more positive outlook and to build their resilience and self-confidence for life.
– Identify the source of your child’s low mood
– Nurture a positive mindset
– Build self-confidence
– Learn mood-boosting activities
– Know when to seek support
When I Feel Angry

When I Feel Angry

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Poppy O’Neill

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£10.99
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Paperback
An interactive workbook for parents and children from the author of the bestselling titles Don’t Worry, Be Happy: A Child’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety and You’re a Star: A Child’s Guide to Self-Esteem
Does your child have frequent tantrums and outbursts?
Perhaps they find it hard to speak about their emotions?
Do they seem to get overwhelmed by stress and anxiety quickly?
These could all be signs that your child is struggling with angry moods.
This practical guide combines cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness methods with simple activities to help your child manage their anger and express their feelings in healthy ways. It’s aimed at children aged 7–11 because a lot happens in these years that can impact a child’s emotional well-being, not just now but for years to come.
Your child will be guided, with the help of Rah – a friendly and supportive character they can identify with – through fun and engaging activities which are interspersed with useful tips, inspirational statements and practical information for parents.
Help Your Child Cope with Change

Help Your Child Cope with Change

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Liat Hughes Joshi

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£10.99
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Paperback
As featured in Hello! Magazine

This accessible guide will help you to support your child through difficult experiences brought on by life changes, including divorce, new siblings, or the loss of a loved one

Change is part of life, but for a child it can be scary and bewildering. Whether it’s the prospect of starting school, dealing with changes in the family or seeing unsettling events in the wider world, there are many aspects of life that can cause a child to feel destabilized and frightened.

As parents and carers, we try everything in our power to shield our children and prepare them emotionally for disappointments and upsets, but sometimes it can be hard to know what to do for the best. Help Your Child Cope with Change offers actionable tips that will give you and your child the support you need to navigate these difficult moments with kindness and care.

Discover how to:
– Nurture resilience and a positive mindset in your child
– Break bad news to your child
– Establish behaviour boundaries and retain routines during difficult times
– Deal with overwhelming emotions
– Seek support
Help Your Child Make Friends

Help Your Child Make Friends

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Poppy O’Neill

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£9.99
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Paperback
Seeing your child struggle to make friends is difficult for anyone

Friendships can be tricky, but help is at hand. This guide will help you teach your child what makes a healthy friendship, and equip them with the tools they need to build stronger bonds and feel more confident in making new friends. Offering ideas, information and simple tips that will help you talk to your child and show them how to develop their social skills, this book will ensure they enjoy better friendships for life.
– Understand what makes a good friend
– Try some fun bonding activities
– Nurture positivity and empathy
– Deal with peer pressure and bullying
– Know when to seek support
I Like Being Me

I Like Being Me

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Poppy O’Neill

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£10.99
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Paperback
An interactive workbook for parents and children from the author of the bestselling titles Don’t Worry, Be Happy: A Child’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety and You’re a Star: A Child’s Guide to Self-Esteem
Does your child frequently compare themselves to their friends?
Perhaps they find it difficult to make decisions because they doubt themselves and their abilities?
Do they seem to avoid socializing and participating in hobbies and activities?
These could all be signs that your child is struggling with low self-worth.
This practical guide combines cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness methods with simple activities to help your child overcome their self-doubt. It’s aimed at children aged 7–11 because a lot happens in these years that can impact a child’s confidence, not just now but for years to come.
Your child will be guided, with the help of Coco – a friendly and supportive character they can identify with – through fun and engaging activities which are interspersed with useful tips, inspirational statements and practical information for parents.
Help! The Grandchildren are Coming

Help! The Grandchildren are Coming

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Clive Whichelow, Mike Haskins

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£9.99
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Hardcover
Knock, knock. Who’s there? The grandchildren.

It’s one of the few phrases guaranteed to fill you with both delight and dread – the grandchildren are coming! Of course you love to see them, but what do you do with them for the next few hours – or even days?

Thankfully, this book is here to guide you through. Choose from a whole host of delights:
– Games old and new
– Magic tricks that even you won’t be able to mess up
– Jokes that will make you the first sit-down stand-up comedian

The hours will fly by and, with any luck, you’ll have just as much fun as they do!
The Calm Workbook

The Calm Workbook

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Imogen Harrison

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£10.99
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Paperback
This calming workbook is for children aged 7-11

It’s got lots of great ideas to help you stay calm and find focus with easy-to-follow activities and top tips


Feeling upset or angry isn’t fun, but it’s something we all experience from time to time. Let the soothing suggestions in this book help you find the best ways to feel calm and ready to deal with any challenges that come your way.

The Calm Workbook will teach you how to chill out and power down, offering creative ways to find focus, ease upsets and soothe worries mindfully.

This activity book will help you:

– Settle the whizz-bangs in your head with a glitter shaker
– Let go of worries with mindful breathing and a listening game
– Allow your thoughts to wander on a rainbow walk
– Make your own fidget toy for when you’re all fingers and thumbs!
Parents, this is for you: This book has been peer-reviewed by a child psychologist, and there are explainers throughout just in case your child has questions about the activities.
Be Calm

Be Calm

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Poppy O’Neill

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£10.99
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Paperback
An interactive workbook for parents and children from the author of the bestselling titles Don’t Worry, Be Happy: A Child’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety and You’re a Star: A Child’s Guide to Self-Esteem

Does your child appear anxious or stressed a lot of the time?

Do they find it difficult to let go of negative thoughts and feelings?

Do they seem tense or nervous?

These could all be signs that your child is struggling with stress and anxiety.

This practical guide combines cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness methods with simple activities to help your child find calm. It’s aimed at children aged 7-11 because a lot happens in these years that can impact a child’s emotional well-being, not just now but for years to come.

Your child will be guided, with the help of Kip – a friendly and supportive character they can identify with – through fun and engaging activities which are interspersed with useful tips, inspirational statements and practical information for parents.
Be Confident

Be Confident

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Poppy O’Neill

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£10.99
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Paperback
An interactive workbook for parents and children from the author of the best-selling titles Don’t Worry, Be Happy: A Child’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety and You’re a Star: A Child’s Guide to Self-Esteem

Does your child struggle to speak up for themselves?
Do they tend to avoid new things and find change hard?
Perhaps they negatively compare themselves to others and put themselves down?


These could all be signs that your child is struggling with their self-esteem.

This practical guide combines cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness methods with simple activities to help your child’s confidence soar. It’s aimed at children aged 7-11 because a lot happens in these years that can impact a child’s self-esteem, not just now but for years to come.

Your child will be guided, with the help of Buzz the monster – a friendly and supportive character they can identify with – through fun and engaging activities which are interspersed with useful tips, inspirational statements and practical information for parents.
Be Mindful

Be Mindful

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Poppy O’Neill

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£10.99
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Paperback
An interactive workbook for parents and children from the author of the bestselling titles Don’t Worry, Be Happy: A Child’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety and You’re a Star: A Child’s Guide to Self-Esteem

Does your child appear worried or stressed?

Do they find it difficult to concentrate for long periods of time?

Do they spend a lot of time on their phone or gadgets?

These could all be signs that your child would benefit from practising mindfulness.

This practical guide combines cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness methods with simple activities to help your child improve their focus and be more present. It’s aimed at children aged 7-11 because a lot happens in these years that can impact a child’s emotional well-being, not just now but for years to come.

Your child will be guided, with the help of Buddy – a friendly and supportive character they can identify with – through fun and engaging activities which are interspersed with useful tips, inspirational statements and practical information for parents.
The Little Instruction Book for Grandparents

The Little Instruction Book for Grandparents

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Kate Freeman

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£7.99
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Hardcover
The perfect gift for new grandparents, packed with humorous tips and tongue-in-cheek advice on how to look after the newest additions to the family

Just when you thought your children were off your hands… along come the grandchildren! It’s time to wave goodbye to that fleeting peace and quiet and say hello to a world you remember all too well.

But wait – everything is different now! Who is going to teach you how to operate the over-complicated car seat, or help you solve the perennial problem of how to change a loaded nappy with just one wet wipe? Because, let’s be honest, things aren’t what they used to be.

Packed with comical illustrations and amusing tips, this indispensable handbook is here to guide you through the pleasures and pitfalls of grandparenthood. Most importantly, though, it’ll teach you how to keep the grandkids quiet while you catch up on your nap-time.
Never Mind the Sprouts

Never Mind the Sprouts

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Claire Plimmer, Alastair Williams

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£4.99
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ebook
Do you struggle to get the little ones in your family to eat anything of nutritional value or even so much as sniff at a green vegetable? Mealtimes can often feel like a battle of wills when there are fussy eaters to cater for. This handy cookbook, packed with mouth-watering, quick and easy-to-execute, nutritious recipes is your one-stop guide to introducing new flavours to a developing palate. With tips on how to encourage your child to try different things and helpful advice on how to turn fussy eaters into food lovers, happy mealtimes and satisfied smiles are guaranteed!
Recipes include simple soups and quick snacks, as well as hearty meals for all the family, including old favourites and exciting new dishes to tickle the taste buds.
Be Brave

Be Brave

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Poppy O’Neill

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£10.99
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Paperback
An interactive workbook for parents and children from the author of the best-selling titles Don’t Worry, Be Happy: A Child’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety and You’re a Star: A Child’s Guide to Self-Esteem

Does your child appear nervous and isolated in social settings?

Perhaps they find it difficult to approach other children or make friends?


Do they seem to avoid engaging in hobbies and activities?


These could all be signs that your child is struggling with shyness.

This practical guide combines cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness methods with simple activities to help your child overcome shyness. It’s aimed at children aged 7-11 because a lot happens in these years that can impact a child’s confidence, not just now but for years to come.

Your child will be guided, with the help of Jem – a friendly and supportive character they can identify with – through fun and engaging activities which are interspersed with useful tips, inspirational statements and practical information for parents.
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